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MH-6/ AH-6
AH6 Rocket
AH-6 firing Hydra 70 rockets.

Role:

Light observation helicopter, Air interdiction, Foward air control, Special patrol insertion/extraction

Manufacturer:

MD Helicopters

First Flight:

27 February 1963

Introduction to Active Service:

1980

Status:

Active Service

Developed From:

OH-6 Cayuse

The MD Helicopters MH-6 Little Bird(nicknamed the Killer Egg) and its attack variant, the AH-6, are light helicopters used for special operations by the United States Army. Originally based on the OH-6 Cayuse, the later version of the Little Bird, the MH-6M, has a 6 balded main rotor and a 4 bladed tail rotor.